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IB Kiwanis out in Force Today for "Red Shoes Day" that Supports the SD Ronald McDonald House

Jun 25, 2015 05:03PM ● Published by Paul Spear

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The Imperial Beach / South Bay Kiwanis were out in force today collecting money for "Red Shoe Day." The proceeds go to benefit the San Diego Ronald McDonald House. They were at 9th and Palm Ave. and IB Blvd and 13th St from 6:30am to 9:30am.

We had a good morning collecting for Ronald McDonald House of Charities this Red Shoe Day.  We had nine Imperial Beach Kiwanis members participate and we filled some big red shoes.  The participants were Jason Kaminsky (our Treasurer), Tina Blinsman, Gary Brown (our current President), Sha-Ron Cobb (on our Board), Gary Trieschman, Dana Tomlinson, Paul Spear, June Engel, and me (Janet Wraight). June Engel is not in any photos because she went to our City Chamber meeting and received donations from them this morning.

If people would like to donate, they can go to or call 858-467-4750.
The McDonald House Charities of San Diego provides a "home away from home" for families with children being treated for serious, often life-threatening conditions at local hospitals.

Thank You!
Janet Wraight
IB Kiwanis Team Lead

About the Kiwanis

Founded in 1915 and headquartered In Indianapolis, Indiana. Kiwanis International is a thriving organization of service – Community minded men and woman who support children and young adults around the world. It has more than 13,000 clubs in over 90 countries and make their mark responding to the needs of their communities and pool their resources to address worldwide issues. Through these efforts, Kiwanis International is truly “Serving the Children of the World."

Locally, the Kiwanis have many service projects. Just to name a few: “The Student of the Month” for the SBUSD, Key Club, Fishing Derby, Miracle Mile of Quarters and more!

Meetings are held at the Boys and Girls Club - 847 Encina Ave, Imperial Beach, CA 91932. They take place the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 12:15 pm to 1pm. For more information contact: Gary Trieschman @ 619-517-4755.

  Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego provides a "home away from home" to families with children being treated for serious, often life-threatening conditions.

Each year, 5,000 people stay at our Ronald McDonald House during their child's hospitalization, with thousands more using our Family Care Center during the day for meals, naps, computer access, play spaces, and more.

To learn more, visit

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